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Imaging From Ireland or MEET Denzil Lacey!

8th June 2016 - Interviews

I was following this Irish guy for a few months on soundlcoud and after listening to his latest demo, I thought it would be worth reaching out. Denzil was starting his path in the imaging world under the wing of our first Iron Imager Paul…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #42 – Why the Customer is always right, good old RnB and Fame FX Vol.2!

3rd June 2016 - Fiver Friday

Here we go! It was a busy week as we had some nice releases. Let’s go for my 5 for this week.

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #41 – A Galactic Reverb, The Best Interviews, Fame FX Vol. 2

27th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday again! Here we go, my five for this week:

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Do you remember these Interviews? The best of 2013 and 2014 !

25th May 2016 - Interviews

  It’s been a while since this blog was born. And since the beginning Interviews have always been an essential part of it. Tips, tricks and wisdoms directly from the leading guys of our industry. While checking old posts, I recognised that there are Interviews, I…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #40 – Sometimes the journey is the Destination!

20th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

The VocalSynth broke the internet (at least in the imaging world),  my dad walks the walk and I started to rethink my approach to music, after reviewing the crazy mixture on my favorite Spotify playlist.

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Studio One 3 – The hottest (Automation)-Curves in btown!

18th May 2016 - How To Improve In 5 Minutes

Summer is almost there! And guess who’s your perfect studio mate for this summer: right, Studio One! Today the Studio One squad shares a feature with you which makes Studio One stand out beside other DAWs! Nice curves!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #39 – The perfect communication system, Sir-Mix-A-Lot and Adobe Premiere Pro

13th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Hey guys. this is my week in 5 minutes :). Right now I am looking for the perfect communication / intranet type of system for benztown. Do you have anything you tested, played around with or even better do you use anything?

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Do you remember Ohm Force?

11th May 2016 - Review

I recently stumbled upon some Ohm Force plugins, I used to use some time ago… Somehow they got into the background as new stuff is released fast. So today I give you a short overview of these French plugins!

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #38 – A new MEGAMIX from Matt Fisher, API Vision Channel Strip and why school kills creativity!

9th May 2016 - Fiver Friday

Friday – you know what time it is:

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SFX Experiences Pt. 5 – How to be a Sound-Designer and Field-Recordist: Meet Saro Sahihi!

4th May 2016 - Interviews

As you know, we are recording the SFX for the benztown libraries ourselves. But we are not the only ones who are recording in Stuttgart! Saro Sahihi is a full time sound designer and field recordist, who’s based in Ludwigsburg, close to Stuttgart. He’s the founder of SoundBits and…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #37 or Imaging from New Zealand to Germany

29th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Its friday again – Check out my latest top 5!

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Waves MixCentric – A all in ONE KNOB tool for balancing your mix?

27th April 2016 - Review

I already had a look on Voice Centric, which Waves produced in collaboration with Greg Wells. I liked the concept and the sound behind this little plugin. MixCentric continues this series, so let’s see whether it can keep up with the sound.

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R.I.P Prince – Andy’s Fiver Friday #36

22nd April 2016 - Fiver Friday

Today I am incredibly sad. A legend is gone – maybe the biggest musician, writer and producer of our times. You all heard the bad news, so, I dont have to get into details, just so much and this is very personal: Prince was the…

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How to win Iron Imager, try all the fast food and meet Kings of Leon? Meet Sidey – the new IRON IMAGER!

21st April 2016 - Interviews

WWRS was a blast, from at least what I’ve heard :)… I could not make it this year, which makes me really sad as most my radio friends were there and had a fantastic time. Like every year, benztown did the Iron Imager contest. You…

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Readers Vote! Iron Imager V

14th April 2016 - General

Benztown fans…we hope you enjoyed today’s live stream from WWRS, hosted by the lovely Sydney Burgoyne! Check out Benztown on Facebook if you didn’t catch it earlier. Thanks again for being a part of this year’s Iron Imager contest. The winner will be announced tomorrow at the…

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Iron Imager 2016 live! Join the show and vote your favorite!

13th April 2016 - Uncategorized

The final round of Iron Imager 2016 is close! Champion Dan Kelly will fight against Contender Mike ‘Sidey’ Andersen and we are sure that we will see an epic battle between those first class producers! Who will make it? Is Dan Kelly defending his title…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #34

8th April 2016 - Fiver Friday

What a week. The John Kerber interview went far beyond all expectations. You obviously waited so long for John to come out of the dark :)…. Thanks for all your messages, likes etc. on fb.  We will do a PART 2! Promise!

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Creating the biggest SOUND in the Radio Universe or MEET the Man behind Howard Sterns Imaging – John Kerber!

6th April 2016 - Interviews

Years after meeting John Kerber via skype I finally got to know the man behind Howard Stern’s Imaging in person while being in NYC some weeks ago. John has hold that gig for more than 10 years and has created this gigantic Howard Stern sound…

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Andy’s Fiver Friday #33 – Jeff Schmidt Torch Demo VO treatment, Iron Imager 2012 until now

1st April 2016 - Fiver Friday

So, the iron Imager announcement is out, the competition will be held as part of the WWRS from April 13 -15  – I am looking so forward to this epic battle. The week was just great and here is what i was poundering!

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Iron Imager 2016 or MEET the Champ

31st March 2016 - Interviews

Not long ago I met DK in NYC and we had time to hang out for a while. The belt was sitting right over Dan’s console and I am sure he will do his best to defend it again! Question is as the stakes are high and…

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